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  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    1st Edition

    By Angus Easson

    First published in 1979, this book looks at every aspect of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell, including her lesser known novels and writings — especially those concerning life in the industrial north of Victorian England. It shows how her work springs from a culture and society which pervades…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    1st Edition

    By John McVeagh

    First published in 1970, this study demonstrates both the range and essential unity of the works of Mrs. Gaskell. The author analyses the novels of social criticism, the biography of Charlotte Brontë and the novels of country life as distinct expressions of her genius, commenting on recurrent…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    1st Edition

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory and practice. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Company Citizen

    Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community, 1st Edition

    By Tom Levitt

    Business doing good is doing good business; this book learns from the era where governments ruled the world, pre-globalisation, and where business looked after itself, where issues like climate change, resource depletion and even poverty and hunger were not thought to be the responsibility of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Work in a Metro

    Intense, Flexible, Insecure, 1st Edition

    By Anuradha Kalhan

    This volume is about why ‘work’ changed to become more precarious around the turn of the century. This happened not just in the developed world but also inside sectors that were demarcated as organized and modern within developing countries like India. In these sectors, unlike the greater part of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge

  • Young Consumer Behaviour

    A Research Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ayantunji Gbadamosi

    Although one perspective depicts young consumers as vulnerable and passive in the marketplace system, our knowledge of this consumer group will be inadequate if limited to this contention. Their roles and relevance in family consumption activities are becoming increasingly profound. Available…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Towards a Sociology of Artisans

    Continuities and Discontinuities in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sokratis M. Koniordos

    This title was first published in 2001. A comparative sociological examination of artisans, exploring historical examples and theoretical references to the stratum. The book also investigates empirical case studies and analyzes the variegated careers of contemporary artisans.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Young People and the Labour Market

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floro Ernesto Caroleo, Olga Demidova, Enrico Marelli, Marcello Signorelli

    Young people are a vulnerable category of workers, finding themselves in a delicate phase of their working life: their first entry into the labour market. In many European countries, youngsters are unemployed or have difficulty finding and obtaining jobs. This situation has deteriorated…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Fields

    This title was first published in 2003. Fields traces the origins of recent economic growth in Ireland over a long period of development. In doing so, he opens up an old debate with new data, interpretations and evidence that will force many to question existing truths about the role of religion in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Discourse, Discipline and the Subject

    A Foucauldian Analysis of the UK Financial Services Industry, 1st Edition

    By Damian E. Hodgson

    This title was first published in 2000. Exploring issues surrounding the constitution of managerial knowledge, newer forms of organizational control, identity and gender, this book sheds light on the implications of the discursive construction of ’financial services’ as a cohesive entity in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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